Healthy Schools PA helps parents, teachers, staff and administrators to identify and remedy environmental risk factors in our schools. We provide information, support, and hands-on assistance so that our children can thrive and learn in healthy, toxic-free settings.

A recent United States Government Accountability Office report finds that the average age of our public school buildings is 40 years old.

Whether a school district is renovating a school, building a new facility or maintaining existing buildings, many environmental factors contribute to poor air quality and negative health impacts.

Did you know?

Did you know that one in 10 children and adolescents in the U.S. suffer from asthma? This leading chronic illness of our young people is one of the leading causes of school absenteeism.

An estimated 50% of our nation’s schools have problems linked to poor indoor air quality. Indoor air quality can negatively affect children’s ability to consistently attend school and learn.